Ashley and the HS2

For a foretaste of things to come, click on each of the photographs on the left a couple of times.
These photographs show the progress of the HS2 from Lamb Lane to the Mobberley Road Bridge

There is so much information about the HS2 that it would be impossible to include it on this page. However, the Council will endeavour to include the items and documents that have relevance to Cheshire, and Ashley in particular.

Ashley Parish Council has resolved to oppose the HS2

Latest News

The information on this page has not changed for some time because, although there are things going on in the background, very little information of substance is generally available.

Information is so lacking that some Ashley residents whose homes are destined for demolition to accomodate the HS2 have not even been afforded the courtesy of being contacted by the HS2, team leaving the affected people very worried and completely in the dark.


Past Birkin Farm

Through Ashley Village

An Old Map   This map is extracted from page 55 of a document published in 1996 which shows proposed high speed train routes in the UK. A link to the full European Parliament document, Decision No 1692/96/EC, is included in the Links to Official Documents section below, but be warned - it is long

Documents and Links of Interest

Property Blight and the HS2   Although this document was published in 2010, it is still very relevant

Woodland Trust   The Woodland Trust's concerns over the massive loss of ancient woodlands

Links to Official Documents

The Government's HS2 Site

Decision No 1692/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council